Dec 27, 2012 5:30am PST
pose a former leader nelson mandela has been discharged from hospital. these are the latest pictures. the 94-year-old was in the hospital almost three weeks from a lung infection but will continue treatment and home. now this reports from johannesburg. >> the news that former president nelson mandela has been discharged from hospital will be very welcome news in south africa, where he is adored by millions of people. beloved by millions more people around the world as a global icahn, the country's first black president, a man who sacrificed much in his life, spending 27 years in prison, much of it on robin island, for his part in trying to bring about an end to the apartheid government here. >> former u.s. president george h. w. bush is in hospital intensive care. the 88-year-old has a fever. his spokesman says that he is still alert and talking to his doctors but he has been battling bronchitis' more than a month. president obama has cut short his christmas holiday and is on his way back to washington for the fiscal cliff talks. without a deal, budget cuts and tax rises will automat
Dec 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
and tore down the french flag. nelson mandela has been discharged after spending 18 days in hospital. the 94-year-old will continue to receive treatment at home until he fully recovers. he was being treated for lung infection and gallstones. u.s. president george h. w. bush has been moved to an intensive care unit, the 8-year-old suffering from a fever that has worsened. a spokesperson says he is in guarded condition but is alert and able to converse with medical staff. the suicide bomber has killed three people at a u.s. base in afghanistan. if the explosion happened at the operating base. have that giant palo? you through the top stories. egypt's opposition will continue to protest against what it is calling a fraudulent referendum. the president says he knows he has made mistakes but now's the time for national unity. a bombing raid has reportedly killed 20 people. and the head of the military police has defected saying that the government has turned into a gang of murderers. massive explosion and a fireworks were house and the largest city. a densely populated district of labor.
Dec 25, 2012 5:30am PST
says nelson mandela is looking better after two weeks in the hospital. hundreds prayed for the recovery in a christmas mass, and the 94-year-old is said to be responding to treatment for a long infection. -- lung infection. authorities in mexico city have started an exchange program to try to reduce the level of gun- related violence. the gun crime has claimed more than 60,000 lives across mexico in the last six years. >> mexico city's latest weapon in the fight against gun crime -- a gun buyback scheme designed to take firearms off the street and replace them with cash and gifts. >> is principally concerned with avoiding accidents and violence against citizens. if children can take them and cause problems. >> exchange point is near the mexican capital, where youth crime is among the highest. last month, a 10-year-old boy was shot dead during the showing of a disney movie. it has been met with mixed feelings. >> residents should come and leave their guns. why have a gun at home? it is dangerous for children. there are a lot of accidents involving children who take guns to schoo